Readings — From the June 2013 issue

Brush with History

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From a June 7, 1923, letter sent to the personal secretary of Leon Trotsky, then Russian minister of defense, by the Nestle Laboratory for Hair Research in New York City, included in Letters to Trotsky, a play that draws on correspondence found by the historian Gleb Albert in the Russian State Military Archive, in Moscow. The play, directed by Yuri Birte Anderson, premiered in March at the Theaterlabor, in Bielefeld, Germany.

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